ASSISTments Tutor Academy

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ASSISTments Tutor

Intervention with Precision

ASSISTments Tutor powers learning acceleration for schools by supporting tutors with real-time learning data from core instruction they can use to target tutoring time for each student.
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The ASSISTments Tutor Academy provides an orientation and six on-demand sequential modules to provide both novice and experienced tutors with the best practices and strategies they need to deliver effective tutoring sessions for their students. Topics include:

  • Tutoring skills and abilities
  • Positive relationship building with students
  • Focusing on student strengths
  • Understanding how ASSISTments Teacher supports your work as a tutor
  • Using ASSISTments Tutor data to plan, deliver, and monitor your tutoring sessions

We recommend beginning with the Orientation and following the sequence. Use the Tutor Training Companion Workbook as a helpful reference with Modules 1-6. Make a copy of this document and save it to your own files.

Questions? Contact Dr. Denise Barrett, ASSISTments Tutoring Program and Partnerships

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Orientation 2023-24

Module 0

Expand your understanding of the ASSISTments Tutor program; advance your understanding of the ASSISTments teacher program; learn about the tutoring cycle; enhance your self-directed strategies as a tutor; and create your ASSISTments account.
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ASSISTments 101

Module 1

Learn how to find and give assignments easily; learn about using Tutoring Cycle Diagnostics; discover where to find Practice Problems, Checks for Understanding and when to use Test Mode or Practice Mode; and use Student Choice to pick Practice Problems that are just right.
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Diagnose, Plan, Deliver, Monitor

Module 2

In this 4-part module, you’ll learn how to diagnose needs, plan tutoring, deliver effective sessions, and monitor student progress.
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Ready Set Tutor!: A Guide to Effective Session Preparation

Module 3

Learn how to prepare for your tutoring sessions and how to be well prepared for strategic tutor/teacher planning meetings.
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Engaging Students in Math During Tutoring Sessions

Module 4

Learn how to engage your students with meaningful tutoring sessions that impact their classroom learning and beyond: You will learn how to engage in collaborative learning using ASSISTments, how to engage students in data, how to lead tutoring conversations focused on student strengths, and how to recognize signs of anxiety.
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Discussing Progress

Module 05

Discover ways to talk your students about their progress in your tutoring sessions and next steps.
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Building Relationships with Students

Module 6

Explore ways to get more success out of your sessions by focusing on relationships building and growth-mindset first.
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